13th Tony Awards
DateApril 12, 1959
LocationWaldorf-Astoria
New York City
Hosted byBud Collyer
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS
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The 13th Annual Tony Awards took place at the Waldorf-Astoria Grand Ballroom on April 12, 1959, and was broadcast on local television station WCBS-TV in New York City. The Master of Ceremonies was Bud Collyer.[1]

The ceremony

Presenters: Dana Andrews, Ina Balin, Ralph Bellamy, Polly Bergen, Claudette Colbert, Robert Dowling, Faye Emerson, Farley Granger, Oscar Hammerstein II, Celeste Holm, Robert Preston, and Rip Torn. Music was by Meyer Davis and his Orchestra.[1]

Winners and nominees

Source:InfoPlease[2]

Winners are in bold

Best Play Best Musical
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Best Director Best Choreography
Best Scenic Design Best Costume Design
Best Conductor and Musical Director Best Stage Technician

Special awards

Multiple nominations and awards

References

  1. ^ a b "Ceremonies 1959" Archived 2018-06-12 at the Wayback Machine tonyawards.com, accessed May 28, 2016
  2. ^ "1959 Tony Awards (Winners)" infoplease.com, accessed August 28, 2013
  3. ^ " Redhead Awards" ibdb.com, retrieved March 17, 2017